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George May Powell Holy Land Collection
Bernath Mss 131  
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Box 1: 1

Leaf - black and white photo of Abou Ben Adhem, c. 1892, with a map of Palestine by George May Powell dated 1886 glued to the back

Box 1: 2

Correspondence - primarily to Prof. James Strong from prospective Engineer Corps candidates for Strong's expedition to Egypt and Palestine, Sept. 1873; and one letter to Strong from Powell, Oriental Topographical Corps, agreeing to accept tourists on their tours, Dec. 27, 1873

Box 1: 3

Maps - of Palestine by Powell, c. 1883-1892

Box 1: 4

Memorandum - Agreement between Powell and Charles Burns of Rochester, New York, that Burns will recruit subscriptions to the Oriental Topographical Corps, Sept. 24, 1874

Box 1: 5

Photographs - Two mounted black and white photos with captions, "Cleopatra Needle, Alexandria, Egypt, brought to Central Park, New York City, 1873" and "Mosk [sic] of Omar on site of Solomon's Temple, Jerusalem"

Box 1: 6

Miscellaneous

 

Program for lecture by Powell, Philadelphia, Mar. 31, 1885

 

Pennsylvania Herald, vol. 6, no. 9, July 1900 - with cover photo of Powell and small entry on him, pp. 8-9

 

Assignments of Copyrights, Powell to George May Powell Publishing Company, Limited, Mar. 6, 1900

 

Ticket to George May Powell's Oriental Reception

 

Pasted clippings on lectures by Powell, Nov. 15-16, 1882